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Travis Holmes (born May 9, 1986) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Surrey United of the British Basketball League (BBL). He played college basketball for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets basketball program. He was named to the 2009 Second Team All-Big South Conference.

Travis Holmes
Personal information
Born (1986-05-09) May 9, 1986 (age 33)
Charlotte, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolVance/Christ School
CollegeVirginia Military Institute (2005–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–2013
PositionGuard
Career history
2010Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2011–2012Njarðvík
2012Maccabi Hod HaSharon
2012–2013Surrey Heat
Career highlights and awards
  • 2005 Piedmont Athletic Conference of Independent Schools MVP[1]
  • 2009 Second Team All-Big South Conference[2]

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High school careerEdit

Travis and his twin brother, Chavis, began playing high school basketball at Vance High School in Charlotte. The team won the 2002-03 North Carolina state championship. Holmes played the 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons at Christ School in Arden, North Carolina. In his senior season, Holmes averaged 19.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.0 steals a game. He was awarded Piedmont Athletic Conference of Independent Schools Most Valuable Player in 2005 and his team won the state championship that same year.[1]

College careerEdit

In 2005, Travis and his brother became the third set of twins to play basketball at the Virginia Military Institute.[1] In his sophomore season Holmes led the nation in steals with 111 while averaging 3.4 steals a game.[3] He set a school record with 11 steals in one game against Bridgewater.[1] Holmes' strong defensive play earned him a spot on the 2007 All-Big South Tournament Team.[1] In his senior season Holmes earned Second Team All-Big South Conference honors and a spot on the Richmond Times-Dispatch All-State Team.[4] In 2009 the Holmes brothers became the NCAA's all-time leading scoring twins.[5]

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